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Think you're safe on a plane? Federal undercover investigators who sneaked prohibited items with alarming ease past Homeland Security Department airport screeners have also smuggled simulated bombs and weapons aboard planes during tests as far back as September 2002, U.S. audits show.
President Barack Obama has signed legislation reviving and reshaping surveillance laws that expired temporarily Sunday night.
Questions on school spending, budget items must be resolved.
A Native American student who sued his California school district because it's refusing to let him wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation asked a judge for an order permitting the sacred item.
The GOP held on to a Mississippi congressional seat in a special-election runoff Tuesday in which a Republican district attorney handily defeated a fellow attorney and Democratic political consultant who was seeking his first public office.